[Standards] XEP-0394: too weak to replace XEP-0071

Ivan Vučica ivan at vucica.net
Thu Mar 15 22:51:00 UTC 2018


On Thu 15 Mar 2018 at 22:46 Ivan Vučica <ivan at vucica.net> wrote:

> On Thu 15 Mar 2018 at 18:40 Ненахов Андрей <andrew.nenakhov at redsolution.ru>
> wrote:
>
>> > > However, user always knows that if he styles text using markdown,
>> > > it'll always be presented in rich text form.
>> >
>> > This is emphatically not true.
>> >
>> > A useful reason to use Markdown is to keep it human readable.
>>
>> It will be readable by you, ok. You enable markdown for incoming
>> texts, have great time chatting with your pals, emphasis, underscores
>> and stuff, yay!
>> Now someone else sends you contents of config file. It is processed
>> with markdown. Oops.
>
>
> Different problem,
>

... and to clarify: by “different problem”, I mean: I was responding to
your claim that the user will know their markdown will be represented in a
rich manner. IM use, such as when pasting a config file, was secondary in
my response.
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